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1. Last Word: Post Parkland, May County Primary Ballot and Friedman on the Mid East
- Friday, February 16, 2018
In the wake of the Parkland, Florida school massacre, local school systems here are talking about their preparations for such instances. And for those who don’t have a child in schools currently, it is something of a commentary about the times many of our children live in. The Shelby County Schools statement Thursday includes the following safety measures already in place:
- Saturday, February 10, 2018
The Home Show of the Mid-South takes place Friday through Sunday, Feb. 9-11, at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. Exhibitors will showcase home decor, lighting, pools, patios, services and more. Matt Blashaw, host of DIY Network’s “Yard Crashers,” will hold seminars/meet-and-greets Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Visit memphishomeshow.com for show hours, tickets and other details.
3. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
4. ConAgra Cuts 1,500 Jobs; Moving HQ From Omaha to Chicago
- Friday, October 2, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra will cut about 1,500 jobs, or approximately 30 percent of its global, office-based workforce, and move its headquarters to Chicago from Omaha, Nebraska, the company said Thursday.
5. Senators Ask Government for Nationwide Air Bag Recall
- Friday, October 24, 2014
DETROIT (AP) — Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high humidity.
6. Government Ups Air Bag Warning
- Thursday, October 23, 2014
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website.
7. Government Fines GM Maximum $35 Million in Safety Case
- Monday, May 19, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. safety regulators fined General Motors a record $35 million Friday for taking at least a decade to disclose defects with ignition switches in small cars that are now linked to at least 13 deaths.
8. Congress Demands Answers on Delay in GM Recall
- Wednesday, April 2, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The piece needed to fix a defective ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, according to documents submitted by General Motors to lawmakers investigating why the company took 10 years to recall cars with the flaw.
9. Auto Safety Chief Says GM Didn't Share Key Data
- Tuesday, April 1, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal safety regulator says General Motors didn't share key information that might have led to a faster recall of small cars.
In written testimony to a House subcommittee, acting National Highway Traffic Safety Administration chief David Friedman says GM had information connecting defective ignition switches to the non-deployment of air bags, but didn't share it until last month.
10. Seminar to Tackle Globalization’s Impact
- Friday, April 22, 2011
“The world is flat” is more than just a catchphrase that illustrates the increasing connectivity of the globe’s consumers, markets and economies.
The concept – brought to the forefront by Thomas Friedman’s 2005 book of the same name – is a foundational element of what Memphis’ economic development game plan needs to be if it’s going to remain competitive in the months and years ahead.
11. Mortgage Aid Program Helping Fraction of Borrowers
- Wednesday, August 5, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government’s $50 billion program to ease the foreclosure crisis is helping only a tiny fraction of struggling homeowners.
As of July, only 9 percent of eligible borrowers had seen their mortgage payments reduced. And a progress report on the plan Tuesday showed 10 lenders had not changed a single loan.
12. Three Banks Take Steps Toward Repaying Government
- Wednesday, June 3, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and American Express Co. moved closer to repaying government bailout money, announcing a series of new stock sales.
13. Bank Stocks Up Amid Report of Gov't Plan for Citi
- Tuesday, February 24, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Bank stocks rose in early morning trading Monday after hitting new lows last week as investors welcomed the possibility that the government would increase its ownership stake in struggling Citigroup Inc. – an alternative to nationalizing the bank.
14. Fannie Mae Shakes Up Management Team
- Friday, August 29, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage finance giant Fannie Mae shook up its executive ranks Wednesday, after shares in it and sibling company Freddie Mac rose for the third straight day as investors appeared less certain a government bailout of the two troubled companies is imminent.
15. Court Reverses Whole Foods-Wild Oats Ruling
- Wednesday, July 30, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Whole Foods' long-running effort to acquire its rival organic supermarket chain Wild Oats isn't completely out of the legal woods yet.
A three-judge federal appeals court panel overturned Tuesday a lower court ruling from last year that allowed Whole Foods Market Inc. to acquire Boulder, Colo.-based Wild Oats Markets Inc.
16. Bank Fears Spread After Government Seizes IndyMac
- Tuesday, July 15, 2008
The federal government’s seizure of IndyMac Bank is deepening worries among executives, regulators and consumers about the U.S. banking industry, which is in a tightening bind following a long run of prosperity.
17. Srinivasan Joins UT Medical Group
- Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Dr. Saumini Srinivasan has joined the University of Tennessee Medical Group as a pediatric pulmonologist with a special interest in exercise stress testing.
Srinivasan is on the medical staff at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and also teaches at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and sub-board for Pediatric Pulmonology.
18. MusiCares Provides Hope to Entertainers
- Friday, February 29, 2008
In the past 12 months, singing diva Celine Dion pulled down a cool $45 million, according to Forbes. Meanwhile, country crooner Tim McGraw earned $37 million and rapper 50 Cent had to make do on $33 million.
19. Rate Cut Might Have Nominal Impact Only
- Friday, November 2, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve's cut of a key interest rate Wednesday is unlikely to boost hard-hit banks and homebuilders much in the near term, analysts say.
The Fed policymaking committee approved cutting a key short-term rate by a quarter percentage point Wednesday to help the economy get through a deeper-than-expected housing slump and credit crunch that accelerated in August.
- Wednesday, December 6, 2006
The Memphis chapter of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center hosts "Business Start-Up" today from 10 a.m. to noon at Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. The free seminar will outline the first steps in starting a business. For information, call Yolanda Handy at 333-5085.
- Monday, November 20, 2006
Theatreworks holds an opening night performance for "24/7 Café," a play by Ruby O'Gray, Friday at 8 p.m. at 2085 Monroe Ave. The performance runs through Dec. 3. Friday and Saturday performances take place at 8 p.m. and Sunday performances are at 3 p.m. The play, which is set in South Memphis in 1967, focuses on social and romantic issues. Call 946-6140 or visit www.theatreworks.org for ticket information.
- Wednesday, June 14, 2006
The Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) meets today at 11:45 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. Steven J. Bares, president and executive director of the Memphis Bioworks Foundation, is the guest speaker. Cost is free for members; $25 for non-members; and $15 for students. Contact Jamie Coggins at email@example.com or visit www.prsamemphis.org for reservations.
- Monday, June 12, 2006
The Tennessee chapter of the Realtors Land Institute presents "Practical Navigation for RLI Using Map, Compass, GPS and Mapping Software" Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Center at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, 6393 Poplar Ave. Cost is $250. Visit www.midsouthland.com to register.
24. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, December 20, 2001
Graduates of the Cecil C Graduates of the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis had the highest rate of success for the Tennessee bar examination. Almost 93 percent of U of M graduates who took the bar exam for the first time...
25. Archived Article: Graphic
- Thursday, September 2, 1999
Judgment day Judgment day More than 2,000 judgments were handed down in circuit and chancery courts during July. Here's a look at the most active attorneys of record in those judgments. Plaintiffs representing themselves registered the fifth highest...
26. Archived Article: Graphic (judgattys)
- Thursday, July 8, 1999
Judgment day Judgment day More than 2,000 judgments were handed down in circuit and chancery courts during June. Here's a look at the most active attorneys of record in those judgments. Plaintiffs representing themselves registered the third highest...
27. Archived Article: Graphic (gsattys)
- Thursday, June 3, 1999
Active attorneys Active attorneys More than 2,000 cases were decided in chancery court during May. Here's a look at the most active attorneys representing plaintiffs in those cases. Plaintiff attorney No. of cases Amount of judgment Bae...
28. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...
29. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, March 28, 1996
3/28 jts law focus Virtual Magistrate takes arbitration on line Service offers resolution of Internet disputes; advocates see new common law By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News While first amendment advocates battle conservatives over smut on line...